Lucha Underground Release Hernandez From His Contract

Lucha Underground has recently been given the green light for a second season and the company have just sent out a press release stating that they have released Shawn Hernandez

During his run on Lucha Underground Hernandez also begun working for TNA after telling them that he had already been given his released.

This wasn’t the case and Lucha Underground enforced their contractual rights which left TNA with no other choice but to scrap any segments they had planned for him on TV.

Lucha Underground sent the following:


Los Angeles, CA (September 25, 2015) –  Lucha Underground, the Lucha Libre wrestling franchise from United Artists Media Group and FactoryMade Ventures, has released Shawn Hernandez from his contract and they have amicably parted ways.

“Lucha Underground” is produced by United Artists Media Group in association with FactoryMade Ventures for El Rey Network.  Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of United Artists Media Group; Dorian Roldán from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro Garcia and Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro; El Rey Network co-founder Robert Rodriguez; and FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey Network co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa. The series airs on El Rey Network and is distributed internationally by United Artists Media Group.